Arts & Entertainments

Veteran actor and lecturer, Prof. Ayo Akinwale, is dead

  Professor Ayo Akinwale, a prominent senior lecturer in the Department of Performing Arts, University of Ilorin, is dead. The Professor died at the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital. His death was confirmed in a statement by Prof. Abdulrasheed Adeoye, Dean, Faculty of Arts, of the university. He wrote, “TRANSITION TO HIGHER GLORY “If life […]


Ex-Falcons coach, Mudasiru Yusuf, is dead

  A former assistant coach of the Senior Women’s national team, the Super Falcons, and the Under-17 national team, the Golden Eaglets, Mudasiru Yusuf, is dead. Yusuf ’s death occurred on Saturday in a private hospital in Osogbo, and according to Tajudeen Amodu, the media Officer of Osun United Football Club. The remains of the […]

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JUST IN: Nigeria’s first female combat chopper pilot, Arotile, is dead

  Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile, the first ever female combat helicopter pilot in Nigeria, is dead. She was just 23. Arotile died as a result of head injuries sustained from a road traffic accident at Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Base Kaduna. Her death came barely a year after she was winged as a combat helicopter […]

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Ex-Oyo gov, Ajimobi, is dead

  The immediate past Governor of Oyo State, Abiola Ajimobi, has died at age 70 after battling coronavirus-related symptoms for a month, it has been learnt. Ajimobi, who was governor from 2011 to 2019, was named the Deputy National Chairman (South) of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) last month but never resumed. The former […]

Arts & Entertainments

JUST IN: Veteran actor, Ogun Majek, is dead

  Tony Okuyeme Veteran actor, Gbolagade Akinpelu, popularly known as Ogun Majek, is dead. New Telegraph learnt that he died on Thursday morning. Confirming his death, veteran actor and filmmaker, Mr. Adebayo Salami, popularly known as Oga Bell, said Ogun Majek died at his Imalefalafia, Oke-Ado, Ibadan home. Salami described the late actor as a good […]

Metro & Crime

Labour leader, Ayodele Akele, is dead

  Ayodele Akele, a former Lagos Chairman of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), is dead. Akele was National Conscience Party (NCP) General Secretary. He passed away in America on Tuesday. It was learnt that Akele suffered a stroke and was flown abroad for treatment. NCP Chairman in Lagos, Fatai Ibu-Owo, told the News Agency of […]